fear and loathing

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(Hunter S. Thompson) A state inspired by the prospect of dealing with certain real-world systems and standards that are totally brain-damaged but ubiquitous - Intel 8086s, COBOL, EBCDIC, or any IBM machine except the Rios (also known as the RS/6000).
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(1994-12-06)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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